If you or someone you know is in crisis, contact the Military Crisis Line or call 911: 1-800-273-8255, press 1 or Text 838255

Observances and Events

Observances

Great American Spit Out (GASpO) 2021 – This annual event will take place on February 25, 2021 to raise awareness about the dangers of using smokeless tobacco. Take this opportunity to help Service members understand the negative impacts of all forms of smokeless tobacco, including chew, snuff, dip and snus. Also, use this time to educate them on the harms smokeless tobacco can cause, including nicotine addiction. Use the following YouCanQuit2 resources to support your local GASpO efforts and encourage Service members to leave smokeless tobacco products behind for good!

  • Ready-to-Use Messaging
    • Smokeless doesn’t mean harmless. Truth is, smokeless tobacco can negatively impact your sex life, fitness and appearance. Set your quit date on February 25th for the Great American Spit Out! ycq2.org
    • Planning to stop dipping or chewing tobacco for the Great American Spit Out? Use these tips to prep your body and mind: ycq2.org/how-to-quit-tobacco/preparing-to-quit
    • Quitting tobacco is a process. TODAY is the perfect time to take your first step. Kick dip, snus or chew to the curb for the Great American Spit Out! Chat 24/7 with the YouCanQuit2 Live Chat to get started: ycq2.org/live-chat

Events

Stay tuned for upcoming events.



If you or someone you know is in crisis, contact the Military Crisis Line or call 911: 1-800-273-8255, press 1 or Text 838255